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  • 2 dead, 14 injured after trains collide in Germany

    Date: 2018-05-08 08:18:51 GMT - Germany - World - SN:12 - ID:7388995

    BERLIN, May 8 (MENA) - Authorities say two people have died and 14 have been injured after a passenger train hit a stationary cargo train in southern Germany late Monday, The New York Post reported. Police said those killed were the driver of the ....

  • Cypriot FM hails UN bid for new peace talks

    Date: 2018-05-07 21:57:23 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:95 - ID:7388858

    NICOSIA, May 7 (MENA) - Cyprus' foreign minister urged an immediate UN bid on Monday to scope out prospects of quickly restarting moribund talks to reunify the ethnically divided island, ABC News reported. Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides ....

  • Top German court rejects Tunisian Daesh suspect's appeal

    Date: 2018-05-07 21:30:34 GMT - Germany - World - SN:94 - ID:7388709

    BERLIN, May 7 (MENA) - Germany's top court on Monday rejected the appeal of a suspected Daesh member from Tunisia against deportation to his homeland, strengthening the legal position of German authorities separately seeking to remove an alleged ....

  • White House: China trade talks to continue in Washington next week

    Date: 2018-05-07 21:28:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:7388813

    WASHINGTON, May 7 (MENA) – China's top economic official will visit Washington next week to continue trade talks with Trump administration officials, CNBC quoted the White House as saying on Monday, after two days of talks in Beijing last week ....

  • UN report: At least 30 children killed in Afghan airstrikes in April

    Date: 2018-05-07 20:42:27 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:88 - ID:7388693

    KABUL, May 7 (MENA) - At least 30 children were among those killed in government airstrikes in northern Afghanistan last month, The Washington Post quoted a UN report as saying Monday, raising questions about official claims that the attack targeted ....

  • Ex-Kentucky judge sentenced to 20 years in prison for human trafficking

    Date: 2018-05-07 10:04:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:7387285

    KENTUCKY, US, May 7 (MENA) - Former US judge has been sentenced to 20 years in prison on human trafficking charges, The Hill reported Monday. Timothy Nolan, a 71-year-old former Campbell County District Judge, pleaded guilty to human trafficking ....

  • Putin sworn in as Russian president for fourth term

    Date: 2018-05-07 10:04:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:20 - ID:7387339

    MOSCOW, May 7 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin was sworn in Monday to assume office in the fourth presidential term. Putin took the presidential oath in the St. Andrew Hall at the Grand Kremlin Palace. Constitutional Court Chairman ....

  • Boris Johnson warns Trump that abandoning Iran nuclear deal could spark 'dash for a bomb'

    Date: 2018-05-07 09:06:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:17 - ID:7387284

    LONDON, May 7 (MENA) - British, American and European diplomats are close to agreeing a joint approach to reining in Iran’s territorial ambitions and missile program, according to UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who is due to arrive in ....

  • S. Korea's nuke envoy plans to visit US this week: source

    Date: 2018-05-07 09:02:33 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:7387176

    SEOUL, May 7 (MENA) - South Korea's top nuclear envoy plans to visit the United States this week to talk about inter-Korean summit agreements and other related issues, Yonhap reported Monday. According to the source, Lee Do-hoon, representative ....

  • Strong explosion hits Kabul

    Date: 2018-05-07 07:54:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:7387195

    KABUL, May 7 (MENA) - The sound of an explosion was heard from the vicinity of the 4th police district of Kabul city earlier on Monday, Khaama Press reported. Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai confirmed the incident has taken place close ....

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